Training and Education for Today’s Rapidly Changing Supply Chain Landscape
Our profession is advancing rapidly and changing almost daily, posing new challenges to the supply management professional. As our industry evolves, so does ISM training. We are the only supply management association that provides training in all areas of our supply management profession.
We stay on top of trends and changes to keep our training relevant to what our members expect and need for success. With globally-recognized training programs, ISM education is respected across industries within supply management.
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Discover ISM Certificates for an in-depth study of supply management topics. Designed for supply chain pros, these empower skill development and career advancement.
Each program has 5 self-paced courses, followed by a knowledge quiz, equipping you with the expertise for success in today's marketplace.
ISM offers a robust suite of live online training opportunities, recognizing that virtual learning is both convenient and economical. Choose from short, info-packed webinars to more in-depth virtual classroom and guided study courses where you get the benefit of live instruction.
Our Classroom In-Person Training is exclusively available as a customized group training program, delivered by global supply management industry experts to your team on-site. Benefit from in-depth seminars tailored to your organization’s unique needs, with focused learning and networking opportunities for your team members to engage with each other and their instructor.
Category Management (Commodity Management)
Category managers assess demand for a product or service across the organization. The goal of category management is to find innovative ways to reduce cost and increase the competitiveness of the enterprise – not always an easy task. This supply management course will put you on the fast-track to using spend analysis and proven category management techniques to their full advantage. Leave equipped with new skills to excel in your role. During the two days, there will be ample time to participate in practical exercises utilizing new tools and methods to put to immediate use in your job.OnlineGreg DeSimone, C.P.M.
2023MEMBER WEBINARMember Only
Over the last few years, manufacturers have considered making significant changes to their network footprints in response to global disruptions and an uncertain geopolitical landscape. While some companies are starting to put those plans into action, many are still evaluating whether and how to change their manufacturing locations.
Register to join us in this interactive webinar where we will explore
- Trends in nearshoring and reshoring
- Considerations for leading companies when deciding on shoring strategy changes
- Credits and incentives that can help fund strategic investments
- A practical framework to help your company optimize its shoring strategy
Analyzing financial data, using benchmarking metrics and supply data to understand a supplier’s financial situation and market position, help ensure your organization can develop and execute an appropriate supplier engagement strategy. Learn how to analyze supplier financial health to protect your organization.OnlineCollins Ifenyichukwu Oluka, CPSM
If the thought of unseen risk lurking along your global supply chain keeps you up at night, then this course is for you. It’s impossible to eliminate all risk, but you can prepare for it by learning to identify it, analyze it, anticipate its impact and determine its probability. This must-attend seminar will help you in your quest to reduce and mitigate risk and will give you a solid understanding of risk analysis, managing risk, compliance and execution. Excel based tools and templates will be provided for weighted risk factors, financial impact and probability analysis.OnlineCaldwell Hart, Jr, CPSM, CPSD
When it comes to contracting, understanding supply chain terms and conditions is an essential part of the job. This skill is so critical that without it, supply management professionals can place their organization in jeopardy. This popular and essential supply chain course thoroughly addresses many of the standard terms found in most contracts and also examines the impact of electronic purchasing. Discussions delve into key terminology, clauses that can be used in drawing up agreements, and examples of contract language. As with all our supply management courses, you will have the opportunity to put your knowledge into action. In this course, you are encouraged to bring your own contracts, clauses, and/or purchase orders for review and hands-on practical learning and application.OnlineBrandi P Parker